Smith Center fourth in Class 2A
By The Hays Daily News
EMPORIA -- The Smith Center volleyball team went 2-1 in pool play Friday, then ended up fourth in the Class 2A state tournament Saturday at White Auditorium.
The Lady Red, who entered state as the No. 2 seed with a 36-4 record, finished the season 38-7 after they fell to Ashland/Bucklin in the third-place match, 25-21, 24-26, 25-21.
In the semifinal match, Smith Center lost 25-22, 25-17.
On Friday, Smith Center started the tournament with a 25-23, 25-23 victory against Moundridge, then defeated Pittsburg/St. Mary's-Colgan, 25-8, 25-21, but fell in two sets to Ashland/Bucklin in the night's final match (26-24, 25-23).